Qualified T-Switch for Hi-Rel Programs

(Ventura, CA July 31, 2014)

Dow-Key Microwave 511H High Power T-SwitchDow-Key Microwave Corporation presents its 511H-Series high power T-switch, which has been qualified and supplied to various domestic and international space programs, for both military and commercial use.

The 511H-Series switch has been qualified for the INSAT III program, which is a multipurpose satellite design providing telecommunication, television broadcasting, meteorological and search and rescue services.

With a heritage over 12 years, today’s 511H-Series design is offered with 1.5kW peak power at UHF-band, 300W peak power both at L-band and S-band, and 200W peak power at C-band. In addition to its superior RF switch performance and lightweight design, the 511H-Series minimizes the switching time by using random access drive and it is available in various mounting configurations.

The 511H-Series switch has low VSWR (1.25, slightly higher at C-band), high isolation (60 dB) and the low weight version weighs only 210 grams. The switches have an operating life of 100,000 meeting the requirements for space applications.

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About Dow-Key Microwave Corporation

As the world’s largest manufacturer of electromechanical switches, Dow-Key Microwave Corporation is committed to providing unparalleled customer service, competitive pricing, on-time delivery and products that are distinguished by quality and reliability. Founded in 1945, we are the oldest continuously operating switch manufacturer in the United States. Today, we are part of the Microwave Products Group, a subsidiary of Dover Corporation. Dover is a multi-billion dollar, diversified manufacturer of a wide range of proprietary electronic components and systems.